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Hijacking
Last updated: 21 October 2017
Status:
Datum:Mittwoch 20 Juni 1979
Flugzeugtyp:Boeing 727
Fluggesellschaft:American Airlines
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 136
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Chicago, New York, Shannon (   Irland)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK), USA
Flug nach:Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL (ORD/KORD), USA
Flugnummer:AA293
Unfallbericht:
Switched at New York to a B707 1 hijacker demanded release of prisoners and to be taken to Ireland. Hijacker surrendered. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.



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Distance from New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY to Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL as the crow flies is 1180 km (737 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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